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SteelCityMom
09-25-2011, 08:29 AM
Steelers face Colts on the road
Posted Sep 22, 2011
http://www.steelers.com/news/article-1/Steelers-face-Colts-on-the-road/8705d7e7-f50a-4d77-90e3-df70adaac460

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PITTSBURGH STEELERS (1-0) at INDIANAPOLIS COLT (0-2)


Pittsburgh Steelers (1-1) at Indianapolis Colts (0-2)
Date: Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011
Kickoff: 8:20 p.m., ET
Site: Lucas Oil Stadium (63,000) • Indianapolis, Ind.
Playing Surface: FieldTurf
TV Coverage: NBC (locally WPXI-TV, channel 11)
Announcers: Al Michaels (play-by-play) Cris Collinsworth (color analyst) Michele Tafoya (sideline)
National Radio: Westwood One
Announcers: Brad Sham (play-by-play) James Lofton (color analyst) Hub Arkush (sideline)
Local Radio: Steelers Radio Network WDVE-FM (102.5)/WBGG-AM (970)
Announcers: Bill Hillgrove (play-by-play) Tunch Ilkin (color analyst) Craig Wolfley (sideline)
Spanish Radio: Grupo Imagen - Destrito Federal (Mexico City) XEDA-FM 90.5

Steelers notes for Colts game (http://prod.static.steelers.clubs.nfl.com/assets/docs/2011_Steelers_notes_for_Colts_game_9_25.pdf)

THE COACHES

Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin
Overall regular-season record: 44-22 (.667)/fifth season
Regular-season record at Pittsburgh: 44-22 (.667)/fifth season
Playoff Record/Years: 5-2/three years

Indianapolis Colts Head Coach Jim Caldwell
Overall regular-season record: 26-11 (.703)/third season
Regular-season record at Indianapolis: 26-11 (.703)/third season
Playoff Record/Years: 2-2/two years


SERIES HISTORY

Series History: Series began in 1950
Overall: Pittsburgh leads 14-6
At Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh leads 13-1
At Indianapolis: Pittsburgh leads 6-5
Neutral Sites: n/a
Last Regular-Season Meeting: Nov. 9, 2008 (in Pittsburgh)
Indianapolis 24, Pittsburgh 20
Postseason Series: Pittsburgh leads 5-0
Last Postseason Meeting: Jan. 15, 2006 (in Indianapolis)
Pittsburgh 21, Indianapolis 18 (Divisional Playoffs)
(postseason record not included in overall series record)

Pittsburgh is 14-6 in the regular season and 5-0 all-time in the postseason against the Colts...including the postseason, the Steelers have won 10 of the last 12 games against the Colts since 1985...Pittsburgh last played Indianapolis in 2008, losing 24-20 at Heinz Field...the Steelers last postseason game against Indianapolis was in the 2005 Divisional Playoffs, winning 21-18 on their way to a victory in Super Bowl XL...Pittsburgh Head Coach Mike Tomlin is 0-1 against the Colts...the Steelers last regular season victory at Indianapolis was in 1991 (21-3), Pittsburgh has only played two regular-season games at the Colts since that victory (2005, ‘08).


PITTSBURGH-INDIANAPOLIS CONNECTIONS

LOCAL CONNECTIONS

• Steelers OG Trai Essexhttp://www.steelers.com/assets/nflimg/icon-article-link.gif (http://www.steelers.com/team/roster/trai-essex/55724fca-3a58-4cdc-834c-fb3ee8e62b96/) is from Fort Wayne, IN and TE Weslye Saundershttp://www.steelers.com/assets/nflimg/icon-article-link.gif (http://www.steelers.com/team/roster/weslye-saunders/10e25f73-fe2c-489d-af91-47333c44fffa/) was born in Gary, IN.
• Colts defensive coordinator Larry Coyer was the defensive coordinator for the University of Pittsburgh Panthers’ football team from 1997-1999.
• Colts quarterbacks coach Ron Turner was a coaching assistant at the University of Pittsburgh from 1983-1984.
• Colts running backs coach David Walker was the running backs coach for the University of Pittsburgh Panthers from 2005-2010.
• Colts P Pat McAfee was born in Plum, Pa., just minutes outside of Pittsburgh. McAfee attended Plum High School and nearby West Virginia University.
• Colts DB Terrence Johnson was born in Braddock, Pa., just minutes outside of Pittsburgh. Johnson attended Woodland Hills High School, the same high school as Steelers S Ryan Mundyhttp://www.steelers.com/assets/nflimg/icon-article-link.gif (http://www.steelers.com/team/roster/ryan-mundy/cc4d4321-dd78-4d37-8721-3173edce895f/). Johnson also attended California University (Pa.), just forty minutes south of Pittsburgh.

COACHING CONNECTIONS

• Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin and Colts offensive coordinator Clyde Christensen were on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers coaching staff together in 2001. Tomlin coached the defensive backs and Christensen was the offensive coordinator. Colts tight ends coach Ricky Thomas was also on that staff in 2001, coaching tight ends. Colts defensive backs coach Alan Williams was also on the Buccaneers’ staff in 2001.
• Steelers offensive coordinator Bruce Arians was the quarterbacks coach for the Colts from 1998-2000. Arians was an integral part in developing QB Peyton Manning during his rookie season in 1998. Arians also worked with current Colts linebackers coach Mike Murphy and Colts strength and conditioning coach Jon Torine from 1998-2000.
• Steelers wide receivers coach Scottie Montgomery played wide receiver for the Denver Broncos from 2000-2002 when Colts defensive coordinator Larry Coyer was on the Broncos’ staff. Colts defensive line coach John Teerlinck was also on the Broncos’ staff in 2000-2001.
• Steelers linebackers coach Keith Butler and Colts offensive line coach Pete Metzelaars were teammates with the Seattle Seahawks from 1982-1984.
• Steelers wide receivers coach Scottie Montgomery was teammates with Colts DE Tyler Brayton with the Oakland Raiders in 2003.
• Colts quarterbacks coach Frank Reich and Steelers QB Charlie Batch were teammates with the Detroit Lions from 1997-1998. Steelers K Shaun Suishamhttp://www.steelers.com/assets/nflimg/icon-article-link.gif (http://www.steelers.com/team/roster/shaun-suisham/1375892d-6f3e-462a-b784-4c6cd6bce2b2/) and Colts DB Justin Tryon were teammates with the Washington Redskins from 2008-2009. Steelers LB Larry Footehttp://www.steelers.com/assets/nflimg/icon-article-link.gif (http://www.steelers.com/team/roster/larry-foote/8bbeec8c-cae8-4d79-8c84-eb94ce439442/) was teammates with Colts LB Ernie Sims with the Detroit Lions in 2009.

COLLEGE/PRO TEAMMATES

• Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin and Colts defensive backs coach Alan Williams were teammates together at The College of William & Mary from 1990-1991. Tomlin owns the school record for yards per catch (20.2), and Williams owns the single-game postseason record for most touchdowns (4).
• Steelers offensive coordinator Bruce Arians and assistant special teams coach Amos Jones coached at Temple University with Clyde Christensen from 1983-1985. Colts special teams coach Ray Rychleski was also on that Temple staff from 1983-1985.
• Steelers CB Bryant McFaddenhttp://www.steelers.com/assets/nflimg/icon-article-link.gif (http://www.steelers.com/team/roster/bryant-mcfadden/bebb86e4-3cbc-4c19-814f-bdf39dd823cc/) and Colts LB Ernie Sims were teammates at Florida State University under legendary Head Coach Bobby Bowden from 2003-2004. Steelers LB Lawrence Timmons was also a teammate of Sims at Florida State from 2004-2005.
• Steelers LB Jason Worildshttp://www.steelers.com/assets/nflimg/icon-article-link.gif (http://www.steelers.com/team/roster/jason-worilds/5c613eee-74dc-496d-85ff-b2dfb90b0b14/) was a teammate of Colts RB Darren Evans at Virginia Tech from 2007-2009.
• Steelers S Ryan Mundy was a teammate of Colts P Pat McAfee at West Virginia University in 2008.


WHAT TO LOOK FOR

PITTSBURGH TEAM NOTES
• Pittsburgh will look to improve their record on Sunday Night Football to 16-16 overall and 10-12 on the road.
• Pittsburgh looks for its second straight win on Sunday Night Football.
• The Steelers look to improve to 325-206 all-time against AFC opponents.
• The Steelers are looking to improve to 15-6 all-time during the regular season against the Indianapolis Colts.
• Pittsburgh looks to improve to 7-5 on the road against the Colts and earn their first victory in Lucas Oil Stadium.
• The Steelers look to snap a two-game regular-season losing streak to the Colts.

PITTSBURGH INDIVIDUAL NOTES

Head Coach Mike Tomlin
• Looks to improve record on Sunday Night Football to 6-4 (4-3 on the road), and overall record in primetime games to 16-5 (8-3 on the road).

QB Ben Roethlisbergerhttp://www.steelers.com/assets/nflimg/icon-article-link.gif (http://www.steelers.com/team/roster/ben-roethlisberger/54dda34e-9e43-4c57-9397-1143ddced5d6/)
• Needs four touchdown passes to equal 150 for his career, becoming only the second Steelers’ quarterback to reach the mark (Terry Bradshaw).

RB Rashard Mendenhallhttp://www.steelers.com/assets/nflimg/icon-article-link.gif (http://www.steelers.com/team/roster/rashard-mendenhall/3e1ac879-3146-46f4-946b-216532a371b1/)
• Needs two rushing touchdowns to pass Walter Abercrombie (22) for the 10th-most in the team’s history.
• Needs 12 yards to pass Kordell Stewart (2,561) for the 14th most rushing yards in franchise history.

WR Mike Wallacehttp://www.steelers.com/assets/nflimg/icon-article-link.gif (http://www.steelers.com/team/roster/mike-wallace/304eecdf-1b60-4dc4-9cd8-7808d9f5c97a/)
• With 100-yards receiving will record his 11th 100-yard receiving game of his career and his sixth straight.
• Needs one more 100-yard receiving game to pass WR Yancey Thigpen (10) for the sixth-most in franchise history.

WR Hines Wardhttp://www.steelers.com/assets/nflimg/icon-article-link.gif (http://www.steelers.com/team/roster/hines-ward/8a520076-6343-42ce-a89f-28a7dc97c67a/)
• Needs 33 receiving yards to surpass Hall of Famer Don Maynard (11,834) for 20th in NFL history.

WR Antonio Brownhttp://www.steelers.com/assets/nflimg/icon-article-link.gif (http://www.steelers.com/team/roster/antonio-brown/859114e9-d70b-477b-8eaf-6f34bb1ffc03/)
• One kickoff return for a touchdown away from tying Larry Anderson and Will Blackwell (2) for the second-most career KORs for TDs in Pittsburgh history.

TE Heath Millerhttp://www.steelers.com/assets/nflimg/icon-article-link.gif (http://www.steelers.com/team/roster/heath-miller/ada7ab1b-9acd-421a-bed0-79ccc4542630/)
• After recording four receptions for 60 yards in the first two weeks of the season, needs 10 receptions to reach 300 for his career, becoming the seventh player in franchise history to reach the mark.

LB James Harrisonhttp://www.steelers.com/assets/nflimg/icon-article-link.gif (http://www.steelers.com/team/roster/james-harrison/f955db12-de79-47a3-9c61-d50c2583d49b/)
• Needs 3.5 sacks to tie Greg Lloyd (53.5) for the sixth-highest career total in the history of the Steelers.

SS Troy Polamaluhttp://www.steelers.com/assets/nflimg/icon-article-link.gif (http://www.steelers.com/team/roster/troy-polamalu/1b1010ec-73b6-414d-88ee-72dbd9b48597/)
• One interception shy of tying Jack Lambert (28) for the ninth-most in Steelers’ history.
• Needs one interception return for a touchdown to tie Dwayne Woodruff, Deshea Townsend and Tony Campagno (3) for the third most in franchise history.
• Needs 41 yards to surpass Chad Scott (368) for the ninth-most interception return yards in a career in Steelers’ history.

DE Aaron Smithhttp://www.steelers.com/assets/nflimg/icon-article-link.gif (http://www.steelers.com/team/roster/aaron-smith/488f7c49-70fe-411f-8000-072b635beaa7/)
• Needs two sacks to tie Dwight White (46.0) for the eighth-highest career total in Steelers’ history.

LB LaMarr Woodleyhttp://www.steelers.com/assets/nflimg/icon-article-link.gif (http://www.steelers.com/team/roster/lamarr-woodley/ca7b64f1-170e-449e-a835-4851e785246d/)
• After registering 1.5 sacks in the first two games to surpass Ernie Holmes (40.0) for the 10th-most in franchise history, needs 3.5 to catch teammate Aaron Smith (44.0) for the ninth most all-time.

steelersfanUT
09-25-2011, 03:23 PM
Let's go rams, pound those Ratbirds

theplatypus
09-25-2011, 03:25 PM
The anticipation is killing me

steelersfanUT
09-25-2011, 03:39 PM
Oh yes brother same here. The anticipation is killing me

rocckbottomxmen
09-25-2011, 04:03 PM
Let's go rams, pound those Ratbirds

I guess thats not going to happen now

rocckbottomxmen
09-25-2011, 04:04 PM
The anticipation is killing me

thats the only bad thing with them playing the late game

Wallabeast17
09-25-2011, 05:39 PM
thats the only bad thing with them playing the late game

Exactly and it's not like we can watch footbal..,.ravens destroying the rams and the pack the superbowl keeps coming up!! :doh:

steelersfanUT
09-25-2011, 07:01 PM
There's been a lot of bad injuries today. I hope that doesn't happen tonight

theplatypus
09-25-2011, 07:07 PM
getting closer

Rick5895
09-25-2011, 07:15 PM
Mcfadden inactive again. Hopefully we get to see more of Curtis Brown. With Keisel out maybe we get to see more of Heyward.

DoctorCAD
09-25-2011, 07:19 PM
Exactly and it's not like we can watch footbal..,.ravens destroying the rams and the pack the superbowl keeps coming up!! :doh:

Did any of you watch Bill Belicheat throw a temper tantrum at the end of his game today?

Priceless...

The Pats* players were GOING to lose, no doubt and they started acting all punk and hitting late.

I loved it.

Rick5895
09-25-2011, 07:20 PM
Almost kick off. LET'S GO BLITZBURGH !!

Wallabeast17
09-25-2011, 07:21 PM
Mcfadden inactive again. Hopefully we get to see more of Curtis Brown. With Keisel out maybe we get to see more of Heyward.

Waint did C. Brown play against the SeaHawks? (missed the 2nd half becuase of work)

GMU Steeler
09-25-2011, 07:23 PM
Did any of you watch Bill Belicheat throw a temper tantrum at the end of his game today?

Priceless...

The Pats* players were GOING to lose, no doubt and they started acting all punk and hitting late.

I loved it.

I caught that. Yeah they were getting pissed. Fitzpatrick embarrassed their secondary. And they were obviously frustrated because they blew a 20-0 lead. I still stand by my statement in the NFL subforum that Belichick and the Pats have been overrated for a while.

tony hipchest
09-25-2011, 07:25 PM
i know it sucks, but todays game will be measured against the smackdown the ravens were able to lay down on the rams. i hope we can pitch another shutout and keep the whiners in the woodwork.

joeyssteelcurtain
09-25-2011, 07:27 PM
here we go boys.. Go steelers

steelerbutterfly
09-25-2011, 07:28 PM
(in my faith hill voice) I been waiting all day for sunday night! you know what it is...black and yellow!

steelersfanUT
09-25-2011, 07:29 PM
KICKOFF!!!

WickedSteel
09-25-2011, 07:31 PM
I'm tracking down Arians and slapping him of they come out throwing...

Rick5895
09-25-2011, 07:32 PM
Ground and pound man. Better see 200 plus yards rush right.

joeyssteelcurtain
09-25-2011, 07:32 PM
nice start

joeyssteelcurtain
09-25-2011, 07:33 PM
i call a monster night for ben

Wallabeast17
09-25-2011, 07:33 PM
My boy Wallace hot already!!:tt04:

WickedSteel
09-25-2011, 07:34 PM
I call Ben being on the ground A LOT tonight if they continue to drop Ben back against Mathis and Freeny.

GMU Steeler
09-25-2011, 07:34 PM
Mike Wallace!

WickedSteel
09-25-2011, 07:35 PM
It's the Mendy ballet again...

Rick5895
09-25-2011, 07:36 PM
Can't drop those easy catches Sanders.

GMU Steeler
09-25-2011, 07:36 PM
Sanders needs to catch that. Didn't think Suisham would make that kick.

Fire Arians
09-25-2011, 07:37 PM
thats ok, any points on an opening drive is good. gotta catch that one next time sanders

steelersfanUT
09-25-2011, 07:37 PM
Yeah baby

WickedSteel
09-25-2011, 07:37 PM
Garbage start so far. Throw the ball 100 times, get stuffed on the run and have your receiver drop a beautiful pass near the goal line. They blew their opportunity to put Indy behind the 8 ball right off the bat. D better have a 3 and out here or the crowd will get really into it and the momentum will be in the Colts' favor.

Rick5895
09-25-2011, 07:38 PM
Time for our first turnover

fortmemphis
09-25-2011, 07:38 PM
would like to establish Mendy then start the passing game. Make Colts stop the run

steelersfanUT
09-25-2011, 07:39 PM
Let's go D line

Fire Arians
09-25-2011, 07:39 PM
kerry kollins is so old his social security number is 1

steelersfanUT
09-25-2011, 07:40 PM
Nice boys

steelersfanUT
09-25-2011, 07:40 PM
Damit

fortmemphis
09-25-2011, 07:41 PM
get ready for dink and dunk time after time from Collins then maybe try to pop one. But they will use the dink and dunk like the running game

steelersfanUT
09-25-2011, 07:41 PM
TAYLOR

WickedSteel
09-25-2011, 07:41 PM
Collins is going to pick apart the Steelers with those. Going with the no huddle to wear down the aging Steeler D. Smart move on Caldwell's part.

fortmemphis
09-25-2011, 07:42 PM
Let's go D line

need to ring Collins's bell and get him hearing footsteps so he will rush the passes. Force a TO.

Steeler4life1972
09-25-2011, 07:43 PM
Im tellin you they are gonna try and dink and dunk down the field and they will be able to do that...lebeau is gonna have to throw a few wrinkles in!!

WickedSteel
09-25-2011, 07:44 PM
need to ring Collins's bell and get him hearing footsteps so he will rush the passes. Force a TO.

Indy's offense is built around getting rid of the ball quickly to avoid the pressure. They will be lucky of they get a sack tonight.

fortmemphis
09-25-2011, 07:44 PM
Collins is going to pick apart the Steelers with those. Going with the no huddle to wear down the aging Steeler D. Smart move on Caldwell's part.

its their only chance and he knows it. We are succeptible to that. See NO game last year, Super Bowl, Tom Brady--all using quick dink and dunk passes just like a running game.

No way Addai can run on us so the short passes all night

Rick5895
09-25-2011, 07:45 PM
Nice job by Ziggy

fortmemphis
09-25-2011, 07:45 PM
Indy's offense is built around getting rid of the ball quickly to avoid the pressure. They will be lucky of they get a sack tonight.

oh I know you're right. I just want him to rush even faster to make a mistake.

joeyssteelcurtain
09-25-2011, 07:46 PM
good job d

Rick5895
09-25-2011, 07:47 PM
Here's a thought. Let's try to establish some semblance of a run game.

fortmemphis
09-25-2011, 07:48 PM
what about seeing if Mendy can run it down their throat.---Mendy trips--well okay

WickedSteel
09-25-2011, 07:48 PM
its their only chance and he knows it. We are succeptible to that. See NO game last year, Super Bowl, Tom Brady--all using quick dink and dunk passes just like a running game.

No way Addai can run on us so the short passes all night

Yep, and I don't care if it is Brady or Alex Smith back there, that is the game plan that works against the Steelers defensive schemes and more and more teams are figuring that out including the Ratbirds. They spread the offense out forcing LBs to cover and take away the pass rush. If they do blitz, they simply rip one out of there quickly to back or TE. 5 yards here, 4 yards there, first down, Rinse, repeat.

Good stop by the D there. Now the offense needs to put the Colts down 10.

Steeler4life1972
09-25-2011, 07:48 PM
here we go with stupid play calls and be in predictable pass situations!

fortmemphis
09-25-2011, 07:48 PM
Here's a thought. Let's try to establish some semblance of a run game.

dont know what the crap that was but Freeney was just sitting in the backfield waiting for Mendy.

steelersfanUT
09-25-2011, 07:49 PM
BROWN YES

fortmemphis
09-25-2011, 07:49 PM
Nice catch Antonio, no need for all that 1st down pointing crap. Hand the ball to the ref and go back to huddle

WickedSteel
09-25-2011, 07:49 PM
Man, my fantasy team had a terrible day and Mendy sure isn't helping make up any ground...

Wish they gave points for dancing in the back field.

Fire Arians
09-25-2011, 07:49 PM
run blocking is bad tonight

DoctorCAD
09-25-2011, 07:50 PM
run blocking is bad tonight

Not JUST tonight.

WickedSteel
09-25-2011, 07:52 PM
More UGLY play from the offense. Remember, the freaking Browns took it to the Colts last week!

Rick5895
09-25-2011, 07:52 PM
This is just ugly offensively. Time to see Redman.

Sixburgher
09-25-2011, 07:53 PM
This is just ugly offensively. Time to see Redman.

So he can get dropped in the backfield too?

mcg24
09-25-2011, 07:53 PM
Lamarr Woodley turnover this possession.

WickedSteel
09-25-2011, 07:54 PM
So he can get dropped in the backfield too?

No doubt. Freeney and Mathis might as well just line up behind the O line because they are back there as soon as the ball is snapped anyway.

GMU Steeler
09-25-2011, 07:55 PM
Damnit you gotta stop them right there.

fortmemphis
09-25-2011, 07:55 PM
man Garcon was wide ass open in the zone.

WickedSteel
09-25-2011, 07:56 PM
Beautiful defense guys. Steelers are going to make it look like Manning put on Collins' jersey and snuck out there. Now they can't even tackle freaking Addai!

WickedSteel
09-25-2011, 07:58 PM
What's the over/under on whether the Steelers will have negative rushing yards on this possession?

theplatypus
09-25-2011, 07:58 PM
oh noes Collins completed a pass!

GMU Steeler
09-25-2011, 07:59 PM
Ok got the ball back. Gotta get some points on this drive.

mcg24
09-25-2011, 08:00 PM
Emmanuel Sanders TD on this drive. Book it.

Rick5895
09-25-2011, 08:00 PM
So he can get dropped in the backfield too?

Redman won't dance . He his the line hard. Won't be many 3 yard losses with him

steelersfanUT
09-25-2011, 08:01 PM
TD WALLACE

WickedSteel
09-25-2011, 08:01 PM
That damn Arians is a genius!!! Screw the run game, pass, pass, pass!!!

GMU Steeler
09-25-2011, 08:01 PM
Mike have I told you lately that you're awesome?Glad he's on my fantasy team but even more importantly the team I root for.

Rick5895
09-25-2011, 08:01 PM
AWESOME

Wallabeast17
09-25-2011, 08:01 PM
WALLACE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

sharkweek
09-25-2011, 08:02 PM
WALLACE BABY!!!!

Fire Arians
09-25-2011, 08:02 PM
hahah goodbye! you ain't catchin wallace unless you're primetime sanders 20 years ago

mcg24
09-25-2011, 08:02 PM
Ok make that Mike Wallace.

sharkweek
09-25-2011, 08:02 PM
Ben has been throwing absolute perfect strikes so far tonight

theplatypus
09-25-2011, 08:03 PM
That was a nice deep ball by Ben.

cloppbeast
09-25-2011, 08:03 PM
Ben throws a great deep ball to Wallace.

ABC set up that TD perfectly too, with all the Wallace talk before the play.

joeyssteelcurtain
09-25-2011, 08:03 PM
niccccccccccce

fortmemphis
09-25-2011, 08:04 PM
That damn Arians is a genius!!! Screw the run game, pass, pass, pass!!!

LMAO

mcg24
09-25-2011, 08:04 PM
Wow, Troy is the best player in the NFL.

theplatypus
09-25-2011, 08:04 PM
That damn Arians is a genius!!! Screw the run game, pass, pass, pass!!!


Are you really complaining?

WickedSteel
09-25-2011, 08:04 PM
Troy is attracted to Collins like a magnet.

Wallabeast17
09-25-2011, 08:04 PM
Old and slow, its over........HAHAHA WARREN IS AN IDIOT

mcg24
09-25-2011, 08:04 PM
Wow, Harrison is the best player in the NFL.

steelersfanUT
09-25-2011, 08:05 PM
Beastly Defense

Rick5895
09-25-2011, 08:05 PM
TROY AND JAMES look healthy

Fire Arians
09-25-2011, 08:05 PM
good tackle by gay

fortmemphis
09-25-2011, 08:05 PM
why look at William Gay with the openfield tackle. Wow

GMU Steeler
09-25-2011, 08:05 PM
Old and slow, its over........HAHAHA WARREN IS AN IDIOT

Yeah the only thing that is old and slow is Warren Sapp's brain.

steelersfanUT
09-25-2011, 08:06 PM
Old and slow, its over........HAHAHA WARREN IS AN IDIOT
He's a douche

fortmemphis
09-25-2011, 08:06 PM
Wow, Harrison is the best player in the NFL.

so Troy and Harrison are the best player in the NFL. LOL

tony hipchest
09-25-2011, 08:06 PM
"troy and james look old and slow and bill gay cant tackle" :rolleyes:

-the panicing masses after week 1

Fire Arians
09-25-2011, 08:07 PM
Yeah the only thing that is old and slow is Warren Sapp's brain.

well, wallace ain't slow. lol

steelersfanUT
09-25-2011, 08:07 PM
Shit come on mendi

WickedSteel
09-25-2011, 08:08 PM
Terrible run blocking. Awful.

Wallabeast17
09-25-2011, 08:08 PM
heeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeath

fortmemphis
09-25-2011, 08:08 PM
HEEEAAAAAATTTTTHHHH!!!!!

Fire Arians
09-25-2011, 08:08 PM
HEATH

steelersfanUT
09-25-2011, 08:08 PM
Nice catch Miller

ricardisimo
09-25-2011, 08:09 PM
Looking good. :tt03:

GMU Steeler
09-25-2011, 08:09 PM
well, wallace ain't slow. lol

Haha no he's not. boy did we ever steal that guy in the draft. BTW love hearing Heaaaaaaaaaaath after Heath makes a big third down catch to continue the drive.

steelersfanUT
09-25-2011, 08:09 PM
**** I hate commercials

sharkweek
09-25-2011, 08:09 PM
I love it when I can hear "HEEEAAAATTTTHHH" being chanted during road games :rofl:

Rick5895
09-25-2011, 08:10 PM
I would like to see more of Wesleye Saunders and less DJ. DJ can't block at all.

MACH1
09-25-2011, 08:10 PM
"troy and james look old and slow and bill gay cant tackle" :rolleyes:

-the panicing masses after week 1

I thought it was Hines that was old, slow and needed to be put out to pasture. :chuckle:

GMU Steeler
09-25-2011, 08:10 PM
I love it when I can hear "HEEEAAAATTTTHHH" being chanted during road games :rofl:

I know right and I've eben told that Indy is the most popular team in the league. You don't see Colts fans dominating road games like our fans do.

Fire Arians
09-25-2011, 08:11 PM
indy is playing inspired this game

NYC_Steeler
09-25-2011, 08:12 PM
Team is looking very good so far. Starting to click zonally cylinders on both sides of theball for the most part. Running game is begging shut down though.

fortmemphis
09-25-2011, 08:12 PM
I have been wanting them to establish the run, but heck, we cant run block them so I guess keep passing.

steelersfanUT
09-25-2011, 08:12 PM
Nicely

GMU Steeler
09-25-2011, 08:13 PM
Back in to Indy territory we go.

Rick5895
09-25-2011, 08:13 PM
Pass blocking is outstanding so far.

fortmemphis
09-25-2011, 08:13 PM
Antonio Brown with a nice catch but he scares me to death after the catch. I keep thinking he is going to fumble tryin to get more yards.

joeyssteelcurtain
09-25-2011, 08:13 PM
ben looks sharp tonight

WickedSteel
09-25-2011, 08:13 PM
Mendy needs to be the next Steeler on Dancing with the Stars. Jeez oh man.

sharkweek
09-25-2011, 08:14 PM
I have been wanting them to establish the run, but heck, we cant run block them so I guess keep passing.

Indy is going all out to stop our run game, but of course that just allowed Ben to throw for 171 yards in the first quarter :flap:

joeyssteelcurtain
09-25-2011, 08:15 PM
Team is looking very good so far. Starting to click zonally cylinders on both sides of theball for the most part. Running game is begging shut down though.

I say just keep passing the ball. Ben looks good tonight

fortmemphis
09-25-2011, 08:15 PM
Mendy needs to be the next Steeler on Dancing with the Stars. Jeez oh man.

he has already danced enough tonight to advance to the 2nd round.

Fire Arians
09-25-2011, 08:15 PM
i had a feeling we were going to a more pass-oriented offense this year. the gilbert selection in rd 2 was picking one of the better pass blockers in the draft, but his major downside was run blocking

MACH1
09-25-2011, 08:16 PM
Love me some more bubble screens.

DoctorCAD
09-25-2011, 08:17 PM
That sucked...

GMU Steeler
09-25-2011, 08:17 PM
Damnit

WickedSteel
09-25-2011, 08:18 PM
And there it is. Only a matter of time before they would get to Ben. Too many drop backs are going to allow Mathis and Freeney to get to him.

NYC_Steeler
09-25-2011, 08:18 PM
I am really looking forward to Wednesday night for the new Inside The NFL: I want to see what that idiot Warren Sapp has to say especially about how the Bills beat the Pats.

Fire Arians
09-25-2011, 08:19 PM
thanks garcon

fortmemphis
09-25-2011, 08:19 PM
Colt receiver should have had that. We caught a break there

Steeler4life1972
09-25-2011, 08:20 PM
still not impressed enough!

tony hipchest
09-25-2011, 08:20 PM
troy is a freaking animal tonight.

Fire Arians
09-25-2011, 08:20 PM
And there it is. Only a matter of time before they would get to Ben. Too many drop backs are going to allow Mathis and Freeney to get to him.

ben needs to release it faster from that empty backfield. he knows he's not going to get all the time in the world

Fire Arians
09-25-2011, 08:20 PM
troy is a freaking animal tonight.

for sure

Rick5895
09-25-2011, 08:21 PM
And there it is. Only a matter of time before they would get to Ben. Too many drop backs are going to allow Mathis and Freeney to get to him.

True enough. But I counted that sack. Ben had 5 seconds.

Steeler4life1972
09-25-2011, 08:21 PM
we should absolutely manhandle a team like this with no turnovers...I dont know why they dont roll out ben more!

sharkweek
09-25-2011, 08:22 PM
Colt receiver should have had that. We caught a break there

not like the Colts haven't caught breaks as well, particularly the Sanders drop that would have put us at least first and goal

Steeler4life1972
09-25-2011, 08:22 PM
they will get points here

fortmemphis
09-25-2011, 08:22 PM
why is Troy back so far? WOW

WickedSteel
09-25-2011, 08:22 PM
They just showed the reason why Brady, Manning, Brees and Rodgers have so much success and rarely get sacked. Arians really needs to start incorporating more quick passes instead of having plays that take 5 seconds to develop.

NYC_Steeler
09-25-2011, 08:23 PM
Well that kind of sucked.

Steeler4life1972
09-25-2011, 08:23 PM
hard to compete with a dink and dunk team

WickedSteel
09-25-2011, 08:24 PM
Good job D. Colts put up 7 here.

fortmemphis
09-25-2011, 08:24 PM
got to hold them to a FG here


Uh oh, Addai running roughshod over us now.

Steeler4life1972
09-25-2011, 08:25 PM
like i said dink and dunk

DoctorCAD
09-25-2011, 08:25 PM
They just showed the reason why Brady, Manning, Brees and Rodgers have so much success and rarely get sacked. Arians really needs to start incorporating more quick passes instead of having plays that take 5 seconds to develop.

ORRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR...the line could give him the 3.5 seconds he needs to be effective.

You have to play to your talent, Ben's talent takes 3 or so seconds to develop, Payton, Brady etc. don't .

WickedSteel
09-25-2011, 08:25 PM
Tomlin just looks confused.

steelersfanUT
09-25-2011, 08:25 PM
Fffffuuuuuuucckkkkkkkkkkkk

fortmemphis
09-25-2011, 08:26 PM
they are taking an old QB from off the couch a few weeks ago and moving it right down the field on us.

Steeler4life1972
09-25-2011, 08:26 PM
we have a long way to go to be an elite team!

steelersfanUT
09-25-2011, 08:27 PM
ORRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR...the line could give him the 3.5 seconds he needs to be effective.

You have to play to your talent, Ben's talent takes 3 or so seconds to develop, Payton, Brady etc. don't .

Well said bro :drink:

NYC_Steeler
09-25-2011, 08:27 PM
D needs to wake up - and Ben needs to quit with the fumbles.

MACH1
09-25-2011, 08:28 PM
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_35uNREf0x8o/Sj_eYf6bPII/AAAAAAAAD6Y/_ne8qHSLo88/s400/embedded..jpg

theplatypus
09-25-2011, 08:28 PM
the sky is falling the sky is falling

joeyssteelcurtain
09-25-2011, 08:28 PM
I call i pick 6 right here.. Watch..
Lets gooooo steelers

WickedSteel
09-25-2011, 08:28 PM
they are taking an old QB from off the couch a few weeks ago and moving it right down the field on us.

It's all in the game plan. Everyone knows how to beat the Steelers' D now. Spread them out and dink and dunk it up the field. Hell, I think Vinny Testeverde could come back and pick the Steelers apart.

Fire Arians
09-25-2011, 08:28 PM
we have a long way to go to be an elite team!

gotta give some credit to indy, they are playing with a lot of hustle. I knew this would be a dangerous game because their backs are against the wall

Steeler4life1972
09-25-2011, 08:28 PM
they will get points here

DoctorCAD
09-25-2011, 08:29 PM
D needs to wake up - and Ben needs to quit with the fumbles.

That fumble was not Bens fault. Well, technically it was but the defender just had a great play.

TRH
09-25-2011, 08:29 PM
we get buried running screens and running Mendenhall while they are doing the exact opposite.......they're running screens that pick up yardage and they're running the ball on us very well. The only thing we're converting are medium to long passes.

Wallabeast17
09-25-2011, 08:29 PM
So just because a team is driving on us makes us a bad team???????

Rick5895
09-25-2011, 08:29 PM
I sense the "sky is falling " folks are going to show up on here.

TRH
09-25-2011, 08:29 PM
D needs to wake up - and Ben needs to quit with the fumbles.

He got blindsided from the rear. Not much you can do about that, my friend.

steelersfanUT
09-25-2011, 08:30 PM
Does kollins use "just for men"

WickedSteel
09-25-2011, 08:30 PM
No shutout this week.

Steeler4life1972
09-25-2011, 08:30 PM
good hold them to 3

NYC_Steeler
09-25-2011, 08:30 PM
Nice stop by Troy. Good job.

tanda10506
09-25-2011, 08:30 PM
Wallace is looking real good, but this is the first game in a while where I have seen Ben have decent time. The fumble was more due to him holding onto the ball and not realizing the guy behind him, he still had decent time, just a mix up. Defense was playing good till now, not stopping the run at all. They need to start playing like in the 1st quarter again, which was excellent and with heart. Game could have already been a blow out but thanks to a fumble and Arian's waisting 4 or 5 plays ALREADY on screens, it's a close game. Can't run the ball for sh*# so far.

DoctorCAD
09-25-2011, 08:31 PM
Does kollins use "just for men"

Yes, and Depends...

GMU Steeler
09-25-2011, 08:31 PM
Okay no shutout but at least we held them to 3.

NYC_Steeler
09-25-2011, 08:32 PM
OK, time for Ben & Co. to march down the field - maybe another bomb to Wallace. Shock the hell out of the Colts.

Fire Arians
09-25-2011, 08:32 PM
Does kollins use "just for men"

:chuckle:

TRH
09-25-2011, 08:32 PM
what a great play by Troy. Those kind of plays are usually made from taller defenders, very difficult to make at Troy's height.

theplatypus
09-25-2011, 08:32 PM
Good job D. Colts put up 7 here.


You were saying

Steelers_2231
09-25-2011, 08:32 PM
Well, we held them to three. Time to put a TD up heading into halftime so we can (hopefully) coast to the finish line without incident and get on to worry about how to slow Houston next week.

WickedSteel
09-25-2011, 08:32 PM
Mendy 7 attempts-7 yards

Addai 7 attempts-32 yards

Something is awry here.

Steeler4life1972
09-25-2011, 08:33 PM
So just because a team is driving on us makes us a bad team???????

No asshole but film study and our ways of defending dink and dunk should have already been game planned...sorry for saying asshole but its frustrating but we have faced this shit forever with no answers!!

Goldsteel86
09-25-2011, 08:33 PM
I agree, hate to jump on the bandwagon but Arians needs to go. Where in this game has anyone seen Redman???? Once again a pass first, run second philosophy.

WickedSteel
09-25-2011, 08:34 PM
Well, we held them to three. Time to put a TD up heading into halftime so we can (hopefully) coast to the finish line without incident and get on to worry about how to slow Houston next week.

Ha. If Kerry Collins is picking them apart tonight, I shudder to think about them facing Shaub and Johnson next week.

steelersfanUT
09-25-2011, 08:35 PM
First down

fer522
09-25-2011, 08:35 PM
mendenhall sucks ass too imo

Steeler4life1972
09-25-2011, 08:35 PM
well we cant run

Fire Arians
09-25-2011, 08:35 PM
what a great play by Troy. Those kind of plays are usually made from taller defenders, very difficult to make at Troy's height.

true but i can't say i'm surprised troy can pull that off on a tight end, he's a freak of nature

NYC_Steeler
09-25-2011, 08:35 PM
Holding call. - damn. Scott

steelersfanUT
09-25-2011, 08:36 PM
That sucks

fortmemphis
09-25-2011, 08:36 PM
wow, we just cant run block for nothing. The defensive tackles might as well line up in the backfield with Ben and Mendy

Fire Arians
09-25-2011, 08:36 PM
indy is stacking the box even on 1st and 20, we should keep taking shots to wallace until they back off

Steeler4life1972
09-25-2011, 08:37 PM
another dumbass play call...ben should go no huddle

steelersfanUT
09-25-2011, 08:37 PM
Come on D.

NYC_Steeler
09-25-2011, 08:37 PM
Ouch - that hit on Mendy's gotta hurt.

Wallabeast17
09-25-2011, 08:37 PM
No asshole but film study and our ways of defending dink and dunk should have already been game planned...sorry for saying asshole but its frustrating but we have faced this shit forever with no answers!!

The D just held an highpowered offense, and elite offense(granted without Manning) to 3 on 4 attempts(yes 4 extra play with a penalty) from inside the 10 yard line, what else do you want.

NYC_Steeler
09-25-2011, 08:38 PM
Nice escape by Ben and great catch by Brown.

Rick5895
09-25-2011, 08:38 PM
Ben is doing a great job tonight.

Steeler4life1972
09-25-2011, 08:38 PM
good teams would be killing us

Fire Arians
09-25-2011, 08:38 PM
run blocking is just bad

NYC_Steeler
09-25-2011, 08:38 PM
Wow - we really can't run tonight - Colts are stopping everything.

Steeler4life1972
09-25-2011, 08:39 PM
keep passing damnit!!

NYC_Steeler
09-25-2011, 08:39 PM
Another sack, fumble, and a TD. Great job O-line.

Fire Arians
09-25-2011, 08:39 PM
**** you jonathan scott

steelersfanUT
09-25-2011, 08:39 PM
Oh **** no.

jking
09-25-2011, 08:40 PM
What a pathetic offensive line

Steeler4life1972
09-25-2011, 08:40 PM
you see dumbass!!!

NYC_Steeler
09-25-2011, 08:40 PM
Scott looked liked he was lost - Feeney just walked right by him.

DoctorCAD
09-25-2011, 08:40 PM
Another turnstile fail

GMU Steeler
09-25-2011, 08:40 PM
Oh hell no.

TRH
09-25-2011, 08:40 PM
here we go with the f'n turnovers. Is there an NFL team that truly gets hurt by turnovers worse than us?? I don't think so. Unbelievable. Colts look like absolute s*** tonight and the freakin' game is TIED.

Wallabeast17
09-25-2011, 08:40 PM
**** you jonathan scott

haha yea....

anyone else still say we don't go OL especially Tackle early in the draft.

WickedSteel
09-25-2011, 08:41 PM
Tie ball game. Who's fault was that???

This team is pathetic. This offensive line can't stop a fly right now.

Two more turnovers on Ben tonight. Great work.

Houston will torch this team next week, mark my words.

Steeler4life1972
09-25-2011, 08:41 PM
im so disgusted...fire arians and these 7 step drops with no offensive live!!!

NYC_Steeler
09-25-2011, 08:42 PM
The only way the Colts win this game is if Ben keeps fumbling the ball - 10 points given up so far. Geez.

Raw Steel
09-25-2011, 08:42 PM
The offensive line has been doing a decent job in pass protection until that play. Turnovers can sure change a game. And Mendenhall needs to sit. He could be in the next Dancing With The Stars the way he is tip-toeing out there.

mcg24
09-25-2011, 08:42 PM
Tie ball game. Who's fault was that???

This team is pathetic. This offensive line can't stop a fly right now.

Two more turnovers on Ben tonight. Great work.

Houston will torch this team next week, mark my words.

You're pretty annoying.

TRH
09-25-2011, 08:42 PM
And even though Ben's turned the ball over, neither was really his fault. Our O-Line is "high school - par" quality. Horrible. Absolutely dreadful.

fortmemphis
09-25-2011, 08:42 PM
They need to take Jonathan Scott out back and beat the crap out of him. Freeney just abused him. Scott couldnt even touch him before he had hit Ben.

Here we go letting a mediocre team stay in the game. These guys are 0-2 and Pitt comes to town--this is like their Super Bowl right now.

O line has big big problems

DoctorCAD
09-25-2011, 08:43 PM
Tie ball game. Who's fault was that???

This team is pathetic. This offensive line can't stop a fly right now.

Two more turnovers on Ben tonight. Great work.

Houston will torch this team next week, mark my words.

Both fumbles are directly on this putrid O line, not Ben.

We all know you hate him, good for you.

Atlanta Dan
09-25-2011, 08:43 PM
The first fumble was on Ben - not the second one

What a looming disaster

TRH
09-25-2011, 08:43 PM
I've thought for awhile now that Mendenhall is definitely NOT one of the premier backs in the NFL. And the more time goes on, the more it proves true. He's average. At best.

tony hipchest
09-25-2011, 08:43 PM
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_35uNREf0x8o/Sj_eYf6bPII/AAAAAAAAD6Y/_ne8qHSLo88/s400/embedded..jpg

yep.

WickedSteel
09-25-2011, 08:43 PM
You're pretty annoying.

Yeah, more annoying than the shitty O line play huh? I suppose I should pat Scott on the back and tell him "good effort" and give Heath credit for some hustle instead?

Steeler4life1972
09-25-2011, 08:43 PM
awful...im disgusted

Wallabeast17
09-25-2011, 08:44 PM
I wonder how many points have been scored against us on turnovers this year? I bet almost 95% of all points..

jking
09-25-2011, 08:44 PM
And even though Ben's turned the ball over, neither was really his fault. Our O-Line is "high school - par" quality. Horrible. Absolutely dreadful.

"high school-par" quality ?!?!?!?! you're giving them more credit than they deserve

NYC_Steeler
09-25-2011, 08:44 PM
INt - great, just great

Steeler4life1972
09-25-2011, 08:44 PM
dumbshit!!!

steelersfanUT
09-25-2011, 08:44 PM
Fire Arians

Raw Steel
09-25-2011, 08:44 PM
Ben is killing us.

MACH1
09-25-2011, 08:44 PM
Groundhog day of week 1.

mcg24
09-25-2011, 08:44 PM
Yeah, more annoying than the shitty O line play huh? I suppose I should pat Scott on the back and tell him "good effort" and give Heath credit for some hustle instead?

Yeah, you are more annoying than the pathetic O line play.

Rick5895
09-25-2011, 08:45 PM
What the hell is going on.

jking
09-25-2011, 08:45 PM
looks like Ravens game all over

Fire Arians
09-25-2011, 08:45 PM
wow talk about a meltdown happening lol

GMU Steeler
09-25-2011, 08:45 PM
And when it rains it pours. Christ.

TRH
09-25-2011, 08:45 PM
you're not even allowed to tackle anyone anymore. Sheez.

fortmemphis
09-25-2011, 08:45 PM
What the F? How can Ben throw that ball that high over Wards head. That was a horrible pass. Horrible.

Raw Steel
09-25-2011, 08:46 PM
Sanders needs to benched. He has dropped a pass and now that bonehead play. All he has to do is touch the guy and instead he is pouting. Put Cotchery on the field.

WickedSteel
09-25-2011, 08:46 PM
And it gets better. 3 turnovers on Ben tonight. He's got plenty of time to beat his record from Baltimore. Indy takes the lead here all off of Ben TOs. Good primetime showing guys. Colts looking like the best defense in the league right now while the Steelers look like a bottom feeder.

TRH
09-25-2011, 08:46 PM
wow talk about a meltdown happening lol

I hear ya. That was one FAST meltdown.

jking
09-25-2011, 08:46 PM
D's gonna hatfa win this one

Wallabeast17
09-25-2011, 08:46 PM
What the hell is going on.

TURNOVERS!! Ugh -10 compared to +17 of last year

NYC_Steeler
09-25-2011, 08:47 PM
This run d is just pathetic.

Steeler4life1972
09-25-2011, 08:47 PM
this is awful and you dont think arians is at fault...this is pathetic!!!

tanda10506
09-25-2011, 08:47 PM
Yeah Mendenhall is lagging, spending a lot of time in the backfield. Another sack/fumble, this one for a touchdown! This is not a "sky is falling" comment, but we WILL NOT AND CAN NOT beat a playoff team with sack/fumbles every game. Game could have easily been 17-0, instead it's tied with Indi having all the momentum. Not sure where the first quarter Steelers are, looks like the 2nd string is in all of a sudden, but that's not the case cause that would mean Redman would get to play. In the time it's took to type this Ben has thrown a pic too. I will say this, you WILL NOT beat a playoff team with 3 turnovers, ever. Seems as if Roethlisberger, Scott, and the defense think they one the game in the first quarter. We got to give them the ball at the half and they are going to score now, Steelers better get a hold of it or they are going to get embarrased on national TV by a team that was supposed to be an easy win!

Steelers_2231
09-25-2011, 08:47 PM
Truly giving away points. Geez, three and outs with a punt and running the clock is better than just handing the ball over.

TRH
09-25-2011, 08:47 PM
the Colts have been awful tonight for the most part (aside from some run stoppage on D and some running by their own offense), but man....WE are making them look like a SB winning team right now.

Fire Arians
09-25-2011, 08:47 PM
good defense, turnovers are killing us though

Raw Steel
09-25-2011, 08:47 PM
Are we really a -10 in the turnover ratio?

ZoneBlitzer
09-25-2011, 08:48 PM
I can see the Steelers losing this game. It has gone as I thought it would. This team loves to beat itself.

Steeler4life1972
09-25-2011, 08:48 PM
i think ben needs to divorce his wife now....married life does him no good!!

Wallabeast17
09-25-2011, 08:48 PM
this is awful and you dont think arians is at fault...this is pathetic!!!

I didn't know they offensive cordinator calls turnovers?

NYC_Steeler
09-25-2011, 08:48 PM
Pathetic 1st half - this team better get it together in that locker room during the half. Ben needs to pull his head out of arse.